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Samuel Adams Rebel IPA - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams Rebel IPASamuel Adams Rebel IPA

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BA SCORE
81
good

2,053 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,053
Reviews: 253
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 13.73%
Wants: 18
Gots: 298 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
COLOR Bright Copper / 11 SRM
ALC BY VOL/WT 6.5%ABV - 5.1%ABW
IBUs 45
YEAST STRAIN Samuel Adams Ale Yeast
MALT VARIETIES Samuel Adams two-row pale malt blend, Caramel 60
HOP VARIETIES American Cascade, Simcoe®, Chinook, Centennial, and Amarillo
CAL/SERVING 198 per 12oz serving
SPECIAL INGREDIENTS N/A

(Beer added by: kylehay2004 on 06-19-2013)
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GreesyFizeek

New York

3.7/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Bottle purchased as part of a mix-six at Wegmans.

Pours a clear, un-hazy orange. Half inch head forms, leaves some decent lacing.

Aromas include grapefruit, herbal hop aromas, and orange.

Very similar taste. Muted compared to actual West Coast IPAs, but good for a Sam Adams IPA. Probably the most hop forward thing they've done. Grapefruit and orange rind, grassy and floral tastes as well. Lingering bitterness. Little emphasis on malt, save for a little honey sweetness.

Light bodied, well carbonated. Very drinkable.

A good effort for Sam Adams, but doesn't dethrone any of the big IPA kings on the West Coast.

Serving type: bottle

03-04-2014 00:40:43 | More by GreesyFizeek
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CSeavey64

Maine

3.5/5  rDev -2%

03-04-2014 00:37:41 | More by CSeavey64
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jdhilt

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a one-finger cream head that fades slowly leaving a good lace. Crystal clear amber color. Medium carbonation and medium bodied. Grapefruit nose, flavor is grapefruit hops, some caramel, lingering bitter aftertaste. $1.99 for a 12oz bottle from Bert's Better Beers Hooksett NH. Best by 6/2014.

Serving type: bottle

03-03-2014 23:13:57 | More by jdhilt
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Bill235

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-03-2014 23:08:09 | More by Bill235
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KevBot89

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12%

03-03-2014 21:59:45 | More by KevBot89
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krustster

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-03-2014 20:41:59 | More by krustster
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IrishGermanAmerican

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-03-2014 18:50:25 | More by IrishGermanAmerican
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DWolf

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -30%

03-03-2014 16:17:58 | More by DWolf
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Travcofarms

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -23%

03-03-2014 14:32:28 | More by Travcofarms
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Beermasterjarrett

California

3.5/5  rDev -2%

03-03-2014 06:46:56 | More by Beermasterjarrett
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Mmcdonald79

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -2%

03-03-2014 06:45:51 | More by Mmcdonald79
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jkn09

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-03-2014 06:19:11 | More by jkn09
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cfitterer

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -2%

03-03-2014 04:19:33 | More by cfitterer
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kk73

Hawaii

3/5  rDev -16%

03-03-2014 03:35:54 | More by kk73
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jsprain1

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2%

03-03-2014 03:11:16 | More by jsprain1
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humpty1602

Texas

3/5  rDev -16%

03-03-2014 03:01:53 | More by humpty1602
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JasonTaverner

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-03-2014 01:38:30 | More by JasonTaverner
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MorganH

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +33.1%

03-03-2014 00:16:15 | More by MorganH
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BltByKrmn

New York

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-02-2014 23:58:45 | More by BltByKrmn
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zestd

Idaho

3.5/5  rDev -2%

03-02-2014 23:48:41 | More by zestd
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Walletsworth

North Dakota

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-02-2014 22:12:38 | More by Walletsworth
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Havbeer

Michigan

3.9/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My wife brought home a 12 pack of this beer for me to try (good wife!). I was very impressed, in both the beer and the wife!! This very drinkable beer is Sam's best IPA yet, and the wife even put it in the fridge for me!!! Sam missed a few points on this one. For claiming to be a west coast style beer, I would expect a little more of that hoppy, citrus, IPA taste and smell. Well balanced and well priced, this one will likely be a staple in my fridge for now on.

Serving type: bottle

03-02-2014 20:36:14 | More by Havbeer
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mattwjones

California

2.5/5  rDev -30%

03-02-2014 20:31:04 | More by mattwjones
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Theogre83

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-02-2014 20:23:15 | More by Theogre83
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ElijahRivera

New York

3.25/5  rDev -9%

03-02-2014 20:07:55 | More by ElijahRivera
Samuel Adams Rebel IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 2,053 ratings.